A Center For Sacred Traditions

We welcome the Indigenous Elders from Chile, here to visit and speak at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from April 16th - April 27th. 

Join us for two special events on Saturday, April 21st and Wednesday, April 25th.     More details below

 We welcome Medicine Women of Likan Antay and Mapuche welcome the elders to New York and the Golden Drum and the U.N forum for indigenous people of the world 

Golden Drum is the educational program of the non-profit M.A.I.S.C., and is dedicated to serving the community by focusing on sharing Amerikua Wisdom (Amerikua is a Mayan word meaning “Land of the Winds” - the original name given by the original people of the continent we now call America), and supports all native traditions of the world.  

The program offers classes, workshops, musical performances and events with the purpose of bridging cultures, sharing knowledge, promoting peace and bringing people back to nature.


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Ongoing Events


Maestro Manuel Rufino

Taino Elder & Visionary Guiding the Golden Drum community

 Maestro Manuel Rufino - Founder of Golden Drum

Maestro Manuel Rufino - Founder of Golden Drum